NSFAS For Postgraduate 2024

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NSFAS For Postgraduate 2024

NSFAS For Postgraduate 2024

NSFAS is a South African government project that provides financial assistance to students who desire to pursue higher education but are unable to do so due to lack of funds.NSFAS provides financial help to eligible South African students in the form of bursaries and loans. These subsidies are meant to pay higher education expenses, easing the financial load on students and their families. NSFAS works with South African universities and TVET institutes to guarantee that qualified students receive the necessary financial assistance. This collaboration makes it easier for students to access their funds.

READ: NSFAS Closing Date 2024

NSFAS For Postgraduate 2024

However, NSFAS will not fund postgraduate courses for the 2024 academic year. Students seeking funding for postgraduate qualifications are encouraged to contact and apply through the National Research Foundation (NRF).

Eligibility Requirements For NSFAS Funding 2024

To be eligible for NSFAS funding, you must meet the following requirements;

  • Must be a South African citizen / permanent resident
  • Combined gross household income should not exceed R350 000 per annum
  • Combined gross household income (persons living with disabilities) should not exceed R600 000 per annum
  • SASSA recipients automatically qualify for financial eligibility
  • Must have email and cell phone number.

READ: NSFAS Application 2024 Closing Date

NSFAS Application Requirements 2024

All NSFAS applicants must upload the following documents to support their applications for the 2024 academic year;

  • All applicants must provide a copy of their ID. A temporary ID issued by the Department of Home Affairs will be accepted.
  • Non-SASSA applicants must provide ID copies of parent/s, legal guardian/guardian or spouse.
  • Smart ID cards: a copy with both sides of the smart ID must be provided.
  • Proof of income: The applicant and/or parents/legal guardian/spouse (where applicable (non-SASSA) should provide the latest payslip not older than 3 months, UIF letter, appointment letter, retrenchment letter (applicant and/or parent(s), legal guardian/spouse)
  • Passports/Driver’s licenses will not be accepted as proof of ID.

How Do I Apply For NSFAS 2024?

NSFAS Applications for the 2024 academic year must be done online on the official website of NSFAS by completing the application form with the required information. To apply, follow the steps below;

  • Go to www.nsfas.org.za and click on the ‘myNSFAS’ tab.
  • Create a myNSFAS account
  • Click on the ‘APPLY’ tab and complete the sections on the screen
  •  Upload required supporting documents where appli*
  • Step 5: Click on ‘Submit’.

READ: NSFAS Postgraduate

Contact NSFAS

We are available to assist through the following channels:

  • Email: info@nsfas.org.za
  • Facebook: National Student Financial Aid Scheme
  • Twitter: @myNSFAS
  • Instagram: @myNSFAS
  • WhatsApp: +27 78 519 8006
  • USSD:*120*67327#

Visit the official website of NSFAS for more information.


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